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04/25/96
FOR WHOM THE BELLE TOLLS: ALBERT MEETS BUDIG, OR DOES HE?

The Indians'' Albert Belle met with AL President Gene Budig yesterday for questioning on his recent incident with SI photographer Tony Tomsic. Phyllis Merhige, AL VP/Media Affairs, said they would hav

Tags: Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

04/25/96
D'BACKS FANS TO BE TWISTING BY THE POOL IN NEW DIGS

The Diamondbacks announced a deal with Aqua Clear Industries to build a pool, hot tub, wet bar and barbecue area in the right field stands of their new Bank One Ballpark, according to Dale Hajek of th

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities

04/25/96
BED TAX BOOST IN BROWARD TOPS SUNSHINE STATE STROLL

The Broward County Commission has voted to raise the county''s tax on hotel bills from 3% to 5% in order to help pay for the Panthers'' new arena, according to the Fort Lauderdale SUN SENTINEL. The in

Tags: Boston Bruins, Facilities, Miami Heat

04/25/96
THE NEW NFL SCHEDULE IS HERE! THE NEW NFL SCHEDULE IS HERE!

The NFL released its ''96 schedule yesterday, typically of more interest to network execs than fans at this time of the year. Fox immediately began hyping its October 27 match-up between Jimmy Johnson

Tags: ABC, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Miami Dolphins, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Media, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

04/25/96
BUCS BOOSTERS EYE TWO MORE IDEAS TO SAVE FRANCHISE

Local and state politicians continued to put together "last minute plans tax plans to build a new stadium" for the Bucs, according to Henderson & Metz of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Two proposals being floated

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/25/96
FINANCING NEW SEAHAWKS PAD TOUGHER THAN ROSE GARDEN

Even though Paul Allen will not decide whether to buy the Seahawks from Ken Behring until the end of the football season, he will begin exploring options for an improved stadium -- either a renovated

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/25/96
ISI SIGNS FOUR NFL PLAYERS TO ITS CLIENT ROSTER

Integrated Sports International yesterday announced the addition of four NFL players to its client roster. ISI now has exclusive marketing agreements with Packers DE Reggie White, Bears QB Erik Kramer

Tags: Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, NFL, Nike, Pittsburgh Steelers

04/25/96
PATRIOTS PICK PRINCIPLES OVER PETER

The Patriots released their rights to fifth-round pick Christian Peter after details of "the extent of his record as a sex offender" were published in yesterday''s BOSTON GLOBE. According to Patriots

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

04/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsLine USA has hired MARK MARIANI, former Turner Broadcasting Exec VP of Sports Sales, as its new Exec VP. Mariani will be responsible for "creation, development and sale" of interactive advertisi

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

04/25/96
MEDIA NOTES

The NHL''s partnership with IBM led CBC''s "Hockey Night in Canada" to scuttle plans for a playoff-based Web site. The problem, according to CBC''s Tom Curzon, was not the NHL, but rather CBC partner

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, Champ Car World Series, ESPN, IBM, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Los Angeles Dodgers, Microsoft, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

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